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Buying the Death Star: Ultimaker Merges with MakerBot. Takes Stratasys Investment

When I used to work at Ultimaker, Makerbot was the enemy. They were closed, corporate, didn’t care about customers and didn’t care about values and open hardware. We did everything…

3D Printing Financials: Record Revenue & Heightened Losses for VELO3D’s Q1 2022

Velo3D (NYSE: VLD) announced mixed first-quarter earnings results on May 10, 2022, leading to a 5.2% decrease in the stock price in after-hours trading and a 12.4% drop when the…

BICO Buys Bioprinting Startup Allegro 3D—8th Acquisition in a Year

BICO (STO: BICO) has purchased another bioprinting startup, adding to its now massive portfolio of 13 acquisitions. This time around, it was rapid-throughput bioprinting company Allegro 3D, a spin-off from…

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Bioprinting’s Trouble in Paradise: BICO Tackles Management Issues After Co-Founder Resigns as CFO

On April 25, 2022, BICO (STO: BICO) co-founder Gusten Danielsson left his post as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the biotech corporation. Just hours later, he gave an explosive interview…

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When 3D Printing Mergers Collapse: Essentium SPAC Fallout with Collider

Before investors pulled the rug out from mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), 2021 was a record-breaking year as 604 blank-check deals raised $144 billion. The timing was crucial…

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The Top 10 3D Printing Venture Capital Funds and Investors

If you’re anything like me, then you endlessly come up with business ideas that you think could really be worthwhile. For instance, what about an advanced AI that will create…

3D Printing Financials: Shapeways Posts Profit for FY2021, Weak Outlook for 2022

Since going public in September 2021, Shapeways’ (NYSE: SHPW) strategy has been to scale across materials, markets, and technologies and broaden the rollout of additional phases of its software as…

3D Printing Financials: Voxeljet Revenue Up 122% Since Last Earnings Report

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet (NASDAQ: VJET) reported solid fourth-quarter and 2021 full-year earnings on March 31, 2022, and solid preliminary results for the first quarter of 2022. Another win…

Markforged Makes First Acquisition With Teton Simulation

As one of the leading 3D printing companies in the world, Markforged (NYSE: MKFG) has created an integrated metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing (AM) platform called the Digital Forge,…

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3D Printing Industry Worth $10.6B, Says Annual SmarTech Analysis Data

As AMUG 2022 kicks off, SmarTech Analysis has published its annual data for the 2021 3D printing industry. Including all hardware, materials, software and 3D printing services, the market grew…

3D Printing Financials: SLM Delivers Mixed Results for 2021

Metal additive manufacturing technology supplier SLM Solutions (ETR: AM3D) reported a better than expected 22% revenue rise in 2021 despite ongoing supply chain constraints. In its last financial statement, released…

3D Printed Salmon Alternative Plantish Raises $12M to Scale Operations

A month after unveiling its whole cut plant-based salmon fillets, alternative seafood startup Plantish has raised $12.45 million from a seed round and contemplates initial distribution via restaurants. Focused on…

Xometry Reports Revenue Growth, Positive Outlook for 2022

Xometry (NASDAQ: XMTR) ended its first year as a public company on a high note, delivering 77% revenue growth and 121% gross profit growth year-over-year in its fourth quarter of…

3D Printing Financials: Markforged FY2021 Beat Expectations, Upbeat Guidance for 2022

Shares of Markforged (NYSE: MKFG) escalated in after-hours trading Wednesday after the company announced better-than-expected fourth-quarter and full-year earnings and anticipated revenue growth of 30% for 2022. Furthermore, on the…

Epson Unveils Industrial Extrusion 3D Printer

A much-anticipated shift is happening in the imaging industry, as 2D printer makers along with camera manufacturers hedge bets at the dawn of the digital era. Among the last hold…

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation Deploys Desktop Metal X-Series 3D Printers

Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM), the Massachusetts-based manufacturer of metal binder jet 3D printers, has announced that Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC), has started using Desktop’s X-Series line of printers…

Materialise Reports FY 2021 Profit, 21% Revenue Increase

As one of 3D printing’s pioneers, long-running additive manufacturing (AM) service provider Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS) is one of a growing number of companies whose financial statements are shared with the…

In First Full-Year Report, Desktop Metal Organic Revenues Are up

While Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) has a market cap of $1.25 billion, reflected in the unicorn status it was given by investors ahead of its initial public offering, its ability…

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Fathom’s First Earnings Report Reflects Strong Q4 Revenue

Fathom (NYSE: FATH) reported revenue of $44.3 million in its 2021 fourth-quarter earnings report, a 132.8% increase from the same period in 2020. The on-demand 3D printing service provider also…

3D Printing Financials: VELO3D Reports Strong Revenue and Names New Board of Directors Member

VELO3D (NYSE: VLD) beat analysts’ revenue estimates in its fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2021 earnings report Wednesday, March 2, 2022. According to a statement, the 3D printer manufacturer surpassed its…

3D Systems Reports $615M Revenue, Net Income Increase for 2021

3D Systems (NASDAQ: DDD) shares surged in aftermarket trading after the company announced its earnings results for the full year 2021 on February 28, 2022. The Rock Hill, South Carolina…

Aerospace 3D Printing Applications for Aftermarket Targeted by Materialise and Proponent

Last year we reported on a new partnership between Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS) and aerospace parts distributor Proponent to reinforce the aerospace aftermarket supply chain. Now, Materialise has revealed that during…

Zortrax Abandons $65M Investment Negotiations with Russia’s RusAT Following Ukraine Invasion

Russia’s large-scale military attack on Ukraine, which began only five days ago, is impacting financial markets and businesses globally. Just a few hours ago, we learned that German firm EOS…

Carbon Fiber 3D Printing from 9T Labs Driven by $17M Investment

Carbon fiber 3D printing startup 9T Labs has just received a cash infusion of $17 million in its Series A funding round. This will allow the Swiss company to fully…